Biomedical Science

Educational visit to Malaysian Nuclear Agency

6 Feb 2018|Biomedical Science, People, Programmes, Students|

13 November 2017 - International Medical University (IMU)'s Biomedical Science students who are enrolled into the “Radiobiology” selective module had the opportunity to visit the Malaysian Nuclear Agency (MNA). The module introduces the basic principles of radioactivity, radiation and their applications in biomedical sciences and research to the students. It also provides students with a basic knowledge

My Insightful Internship in Singapore

14 Nov 2017|Biomedical Science, People, Programmes, Students|

10 April – 30 September 2017 - “The Apprentice” is one of the most anticipated modules in the IMU Biomedical Science programme, as Semester 6 students are introduced to practical “hands-on experience” in a biomedical science-based industry for 12 weeks. Students may choose to have their attachments locally or in foreign countries, and even extend

Training Biomedical and Biotechnology Preceptors

3 Oct 2017|Biomedical Science, Medical Biotechnology, People, Programmes, Staff|

‘The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.’ - William Arthur Ward (1921-1994) Not all teachers work in the classroom. As educationists increasingly advocate ‘experiential learning’, the role of preceptors, or on-site supervisors, becomes more essential in moulding competent graduates. For this very reason, the Applied Biomedical

Medical Biotechnology or Biomedical Science: Which is the Profession for Me?

28 Aug 2017|Biomedical Science, Medical Biotechnology, Programmes|

What is the building block of life? How are dengue and Zika similar? Why is cancer so complicated? These questions were foreign to some of us thirty or maybe forty years back, but with ample amount of information being relayed in social media, these curious topics can be as close in piquing our thought process,

IMU Biomedical Science Students Won Top Prizes at Symposium

5 Jul 2017|Biomedical Science, People, Programmes, Students|

12 - 14 May 2017 – IMU’s Biomedical Science students, Chong Ho Phin (left) and Lim Xue Zhen (right) from cohort BM114 won the best prize for oral presentation and runner up for poster presentation in the 8th Malaysian Symposium of Biomedical Science held at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuantan, Pahang. A total of

Milestone for Biomedical Scientists

1 Jun 2017|Articles, Biomedical Science, News Media, Programmes, Students|

An exhibition of the biomedical science field themed "Working Together to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance" took place on International Biomedical Laboratory Science (IBLS) Day at the IMU Bukit Jalil campus. The event itself was a huge success as it managed to attract approximately 190 students to take part in the activities The IMU Society of Biomedical

IBLS Day and The Inauguration of ISBS: A Milestone for Biomedical Scientists in the Making!

19 May 2017|Biomedical Science, People, Programmes, Students|

A cacophony of chatter, laughter, and (sometimes) screams echoing from the Atrium on an ungodly Saturday morning to the very late hours of a Tuesday night, IMU students of the Biomedical Science undergraduate programme work tirelessly to prepare for a very auspicious day on 19 April 2017. The International Biomedical Laboratory Science (IBLS) Day! What

Interest in Research Led to Postgraduate Opportunities at IMU

18 May 2017|Alumni, Biomedical Science, People, PhD in Medical & Health Sciences (by Research), Programmes, Research|

My name is Ong Teik Hwa. I am currently pursuing my PhD in IMU. My PhD research project is on developing natural product based nanoformulations to treat biofilms formed by bacteria. This research has led to an opportunity to participate as an exhibitor to showcase my research product (a topical gel formulation) in Biomalaysia and

IMU BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science Programme Obtains International Accreditation from IBMS, UK

3 Jan 2017|Biomedical Science, University|

The IMU Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biomedical Science programme has recently obtained a prestigious accreditation from the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), UK. Accreditation by the IBMS is an international recognition by the profession of the achievement of quality standards for delivering BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science programmes. All graduates with an IBMS-accredited degree are eligible

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